College Sports

New Hampshire goalie Danny Tirone blocks the post as Boston University forward Nick Roberto (15) tries to poke the puck through during the second period of the Hockey East semifinals in Boston, Friday, March 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship three weeks ago to both sides of last Saturday’s Division I Frozen Four final in Boston, the event programs’ player biographies were dotted with Wildcat paw prints. D -I runner up Boston University included four …

In Brief: Spieth Struggles in First Action Since Masters Win

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hilton Head Island, s.c. — Jordan Spieth had a post-Masters letdown Thursday, shooting a 3-over 74 at the RBC Heritage to end his run of 16 straight rounds under par. Spieth vowed his whirlwind, two-day celebration tour of New York after winning the green jacket Sunday wouldn’t affect his focus. But it was …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Lacrosse Handles NJIT

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Newark, n.j. — Freshman Jack Korzelius scored three times as the Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team defeated the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 7-5, on Tuesday afternoon in the first meeting between the schools. The Big Green improved to 4-6, while the Highlanders, who were playing the final game of their inaugural season, finished 0-12. Dartmouth’s Wiley Osborne had four assists, and Korzelius …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Going Varsity

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Associated Press Hanover — Dartmouth College will elevate its women’s rugby team from a club sport to varsity status starting with the 2015-16 academic year, athletic director Harry Sheehy said Monday. Women’s rugby will become the Big Green’s 35th varsity sport and 17th for women, to go …

Huskies Return To Semis

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Albany, n.y. — Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies are back in a familiar place — the Final Four. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the national …

The World Is Within Hughes’ Reach; USA Rugby Puts Big Green Senior in Captain’s Role

Monday, March 30, 2015

Since his freshman season, Madison Hughes has been a leader on the Dartmouth College rugby team. Today, those qualities are reaching a whole new level. Hughes, 22, was selected by first-year USA Sevens coach Mike Friday to captain …

Imperfection Is Just Fine If It’s All Kentucky Has

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cleveland — This Kentucky basketball team isn’t perfect, coach John Calipari likes to say, just undefeated. The distinction was illuminated Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena, where the presumed inevitability of an unblemished Wildcats romp to the national title was in jeopardy until the last hundredth of a second …

Blue Bloods Advance: Duke Returns To Final Four

Monday, March 30, 2015

Houston — A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four after a 66-52 …

Michigan St. Rolls Past Louisville

Monday, March 30, 2015

Syracuse, n.y. — Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard’s vow lasted no more than 10 seconds …

Dartmouth, Penn Split Twinbill

Monday, March 30, 2015

Staff Reports Philadelphia — Matt Parisi lined a sinking two-out, two-run double in the ninth inning of the second game of a doubleheader to give the Dartmouth College baseball team a 4-3 win over Penn on Sunday and a split of their Ivy League twinbill. Dartmouth’s second split …

Gamecocks Game For Final Four Bid

Monday, March 30, 2015

Greensboro, n.c. — Florida State did just about everything longtime coach Sue Semrau could’ve asked in trying to reach its first Final Four. The Seminoles just couldn’t overcome foul trouble nor find a go-to player in a tight …

UNO to Frozen Four

Monday, March 30, 2015

South Bend, Ind. — Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time. Omaha (20-12-6) …

College Notes: A Rundown of Who’s Done What and Where

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A look at other area athletes competing in varsity college sports: Baseball Holy Cross started 5-14 with sophomore pitcher Joe Cravero (Hanover) appearing once and allowing three hits and four earned runs. ... Ross Caswell (Randolph) is a …